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City advances application for building additions, improvements at Ladue Middle School | Metro

Proposed site improvements would include a new drive at the receiving dock located at the east end of the new storm shelter addition and a retaining wall at the northwest academic addition.

The commission will review the project in October, with Council likely voting on final approval in November, Sukanek said.

Other business

Also on Monday, the Council approved authorizing a contract with Geissler Roofing Company, Inc. for the removal of the existing roof and installation of a new roof and replacement of the gutter/scupper system and downspouts on the police department’s main building, portico and carport.

The cost will be $187,870, as well as approval for up to $7,500 in additional funds, if needed, for replacement of plywood decking and boards.

Laura Rider, assistant to the mayor/city clerk, said the Council, in July, had approved a contract with Heath Roofing LLC.

“Heath was unable to meet the bond requirements

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Home Remodeling Ideas: Additions | Home Guides

According to Remodeling’s online cost and value report, you can recover most of your investment in a house addition at the time of sale. Building an addition to your home may be a daunting task, but it can turn a house into a dream house you can call your own. Choose additions that are meaningful to you, improve your quality of life and add to the market value of your home.

Planning

Building an addition to your home will be a big investment in your most valuable asset–your home. Careful planning is needed to make it a success. Spend time deciding what additions will work best on your home and calculating the cost before starting. Become your own general contractor to reduce expenses and stamp your style on your new home. You can buy ready-made plans online (see Resources) and adapt them to your home, or design your own plans

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